Record of Claim for Compensation re: Canadian/U.S. Citizen's Allegation of Abuse at Camp Bucca, Iraq

<p>Letter from Detainee's counsel to Army Claims Service for alleged abuse, torture and other mistreatment by U.S. Army in Iraq. The attorney is making the claim under the Military Claimns ack and seeks compensation in excess of $100,000.00. The claimant states that he was wrongly arrested in the spring of 2003 and detained at Camp Bucca, Iraq. In addition to physical abuse and mental trauma, the gentleman states that his money and personal property were taken from him and not returned.

Legal Memo
Friday, April 30, 2004
Sunday, February 27, 2005

mum April 30, 2004 Certified, Return Receipt Requested Commander U.S. Army Claims Service Office of the Judge Advocate General Fort George G. Meade, Maryland 20755-5360 RE: Claim of11.111.111 Dear Commander: I am attaching an executed document captioned "Claim o pursuant to the Military Claims Act, 10 U.S.C. ยง 2733, and 32 C.F.R. Part 536. is a Canadian citizen and permanent resident of the United States. The claim is for compensation for torture and other mistreatment on account of and following his arrest in Baghdad, Iraq, on April 9, 2003. You will note that the amount of the claim in excess of one hundred thousand dollars ($100,000. It is evident from the substance of the claim that the harm the U.S. Army inflicted on Mr. xceeds that amount, and thus it appears that the claim is meritorious. make himself available for medical and psychological examination in order to pursue this claim, and will make all records that he has available as well. Unfortunately, however, his imprisonment in Iraq has had a devastating impact not only upon him personally but also upon his wealth and business. As a result, it would be difficult for him to come to the United States at his own expense to pursue this claim. In addition and for obvious reasons I would like to accompany him on any interaction between him and representatives of the Army, an currently is not able to pay my expenses. For these reasons, we respectfully request t ate Army make appropriate arrangements to cover such out-of-pocket costs as this claim progresses through the system. DODDOA 022922 Commander, U.S. Army Claims Service April 30, 2004 Page 2 I assume that there will be other issues arising as this matter moves forward, and look forward to working with you in order to achieve a just settlement of this matter. Please let me know if you have any questions. Very truly yours, Attorney for Enclosure: Claim olMligali cc: Client (w/enclosure) ey e DODDOA 022923